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May 12, 2023
Justices of the Peace

At the request of the Attorney General and in accordance with the Justices of the Peace Act, the Justices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee (the Committee) invites applications for vacant Justice of the Peace positions in the Province of Ontario in the following court locations:

Brampton (5)

Brampton (Bilingual-1)

Chatham (1)

Goderich (1)

Hamilton (1)

Hamilton (Indigenous-1)

Kingston (Bilingual-1)

Kitchener (1)

Lindsay (1)

London (2)

Newmarket (1)

Newmarket (Bilingual-1)

Ottawa (Bilingual-2)

Ottawa (Indigenous-1)

Sioux Lookout (Indigenous-1)

St. Catharines (4)

St. Catharines (Indigenous-2)

Sudbury (Bilingual-1)

Toronto (8)

Thunder Bay (1)

Thunder Bay (Indigenous-1)

Welland (Bilingual-1)

Windsor (2)

Woodstock (1)

A Justice of the Peace is an independent judicial officer who presides in court over various proceedings under federal and provincial statutes. This is a full-time appointment that requires travel within the province.

Webinar: Learn how to apply to become a Justice of the Peace This webinar will explain the position and the application process, including what to expect during the classification process. 

The Justices of the Peace Appointments Advisory Committee will hold the webinar April 18, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. via Microsoft Teams live events. Register through Eventbrite by 4:00 p.m. on April 14, 2023, and you will receive a link. 

If you do not receive the attendee link by 5:00 p.m. April 17, 2023, contact There will be an opportunity to submit questions during the webinar. A recording and transcripts will also be available here after the webinar.